The Cambridge African Film Festival drew to a close last week, summing up the extraordinary work pouring out of Africa with a set of shorts from various countries on the continent (see www.cambridgeafricanfilmfestival.org.uk for more information). The last of these was MWANSA THE GREAT – a wonderfully crowd-pleasing adventure into the heart and mind of … Continue reading The closing of CAFF, Mwansa The Great and interview with director Rungano Nyoni
David Perilli in conversation with the original CFF programmer David Jakes.
Rosy Hunt spoke to Simon Rumley and Bob Portal about THE LIVING AND THE DEAD and RED, WHITE AND BLUE
Fiona Scoble interviewed the director of CARTOGRAPHY OF LONELINESS
Hamish McAlpine appeared at CFF2011 to introduce a retrospective look at his production company TARTAN FILMS, which folded in 2008 but still offers a rich back catalogue of horror and art house film. Ferry Hunt spoke to Hamish at the festival.
Edd Elliot spoke to Jennifer Lim and Ozzie Yue about ACT OF GRACE and its potential reception in the Asian community.
Documentary films in a theatrical environment can be dull and lacking in cinematic verve. Nobody should be concerned about THE BENGALI DETECTIVE, a touching but humorous look into the life of Rajesh – a private detective in Kolkata.
At the UK premiere of TYRANNOSAUR, David Perilli hosted a Q&A with director Paddy Considine. We have the video and reviews here.
Nicolas Winding Refn, winner of the ‘Best Director’ award at this year’s Cannes film festival, arrived in Cambridge for a special preview screening of Drive. Dorian Stone spoke to him about his influences and working style.
Jos Stelling: filmmaker, cinema owner, visionary. Although popular on the festival circuit, none of his films have achieved distribution in the UK. Stelling was a special guest at the Cambridge Film Festival 2011, and Dorian Stone had the opportunity to interview him.